Weybridge, Church Street c.1955

Memories of Weybridge


My mother, sister Valerie and I lived here for a while in the early '60s. It was divided into flats at the time and was incredibly creepy. There was no bridge at that time and although we had a ferryman during the day, we had to row ourselves across to the towpath when we wanted to go out at weekends or after (...Read full memory)

I remember seeing John Lennon and some of the other Beatles coming to pick up Julian Lennon from school. I was at Heath House School from 1961 until 1965, I'd love to catch up with some of the people that I was at school with then, or even see some pictures of Heath House, I remember the old 1920's cars that we were allowed to play in, and the old swimming pool, which seemed so big then.

I used to work in the little shop at the Boathouse selling icecreams & drinks. I mastered the tippy canoe and learned to pole a punt. Uncle Sid (not my real uncle) and his boathouse hold great summer memories for me.

My mum and dad owned York House Cafe and shop which was situated just a few yards to the right of where this picture was taken from. I have many happy memories of growing up in Weybridge. (I would have been 9 when this picture was taken) I originally went to St. James school, just off Baker Street but moved to Wallop (...Read full memory)

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